Estate Law

Estate law questions? Ask an estate lawyer.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Estate Law Questions
My ex named me as primary beneficiary, he passed away, his
My ex named me as primary beneficiary, he passed away, his current wife has the policy. Can I be revoked? … read more
Nate
Nate
Attorney
Juris Doctor
2,055 satisfied customers
For an Alabama based divorce decree which stipulates that
For an Alabama based divorce decree which stipulates that the defendant must maintain a $300k life insurance policy for the duration of the decree period (14 years from August 8, 2016), and which decr… read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,207 satisfied customers
What is the florida law regarding revoking beneficiary
What is the florida law regarding revoking beneficiary desinations to a former spouse? … read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
62,479 satisfied customers
My ex-husband died and while married we had life insurance
My ex-husband died and while married we had life insurance policies naming each other as beneficiaries. After we divorced we left each other as beneficiaries. Now the life insurance company is telling… read more
Lucy, Esq.
Lucy, Esq.
Juris Doctor
31,489 satisfied customers
My ex-husband just passed away and upon seeing his life
My ex-husband just passed away and upon seeing his life insurance policy my daughter found out he never changed his policy when he and I married or, more importantly when either of his children were b… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
62,479 satisfied customers
I am an ex spouse. My ex had to have a Life Insurance policy
I am an ex spouse. My ex had to have a Life Insurance policy with me as the beneficiary per the divorce settlement. I have a copy of it from 2012. I do believe that as he has now remarried that he has… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
10,508 satisfied customers
Are Life Insurance beneficiaries revoked in Cal when they
Are Life Insurance beneficiaries revoked in Cal when they are the ex-wife & the insured has died.(12/14) MSA signed in November of 2014 stated ex-wife was to be removed on all life insurance polices. … read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
10,508 satisfied customers
My question is about claims Insurance. My husband's
My question is about claims for Life Insurance. My husband's Life Insurance policy indicated an alternate/contingent beneficiary. When do you resort payment to an alternate beneficiary? Do I have a ri… read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
31,481 satisfied customers
My ex husband were married for 23 years and we continued to
My ex husband were married for 23 years and we continued to share a joint bank account and payed our life insurance policies through this account. I was named as his beneficiary prior to our divorce a… read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,207 satisfied customers
my son's mom passed away last week. She was the custodial parent.
my son's mom passed away last week. She was the custodial parent. she took out a ***** *****cock life insurance policy in 2006 (during our marriage) in which she named me as the beneficiary & her son … read more
Phillips Esq.
Phillips Esq.
Attorney
JD
31,481 satisfied customers
my father passed away recently. there is no will. he has a
my father passed away recently. there is no will. he has a deceased wife and recently re-married prior to his death. it was revealed to us during the making of final arrangements at funeral home, that… read more
Barrister
Barrister
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
62,479 satisfied customers
My ex-spouse recently died in NM. We kept our life insurance
My ex-spouse recently died in NM. We kept our life insurance policies and we were still each other's beneficiary. He asked me to pay the insurance premiums for both life insurance policies, after he e… read more
Thomas McJD
Thomas McJD
Doctoral Degree
6,425 satisfied customers
in what conditions an ex-wife is entitled to receive all benefits,
in what conditions an ex-wife is entitled to receive all benefits, the benefits of the deceased ex-husband (life insurance, accidental death,401k)?… read more
RayAnswers
RayAnswers
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
8,207 satisfied customers
We are in the process of divorce and my husband said that he
We are in the process of divorce and my husband said that he has name our children to be beneficiary for his retirement and life insurance, and he said according to the PA law that the ex-spouse canno… read more
Isaac, Esq.
Isaac, Esq.
Attorney at Law
Doctoral Degree
51,324 satisfied customers
I received a letter from an insurance company stating I was
I received a letter from an insurance company stating I was the beneficiary on a life insurance of my deceased ex husband .He died 17 years ago and was remarried at the time.The insurance company is n… read more
Loren
Loren
47,403 satisfied customers
Hello My ex-husband and I divorced in 6/2000. During the
Hello My ex-husband and I divorced in 6/2000. During the time we were married, we took life insurance policies out on one another, both of which are still in effect. My ex-husband passed away this pas… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
My boyfriend and father of my child died last year. We are
My boyfriend and father of my child died last year. We are in TN by the way. He had divorced in 2000 and had a child with former spouse. In divorce decree he was to hold a life insurance policy for da… read more
lwpat
lwpat
Doctoral Degree
6,615 satisfied customers
Me and my ex husband got a divorce in 2008. He died in dec.
Me and my ex husband got a divorce in 2008. He died in dec. 2009. He left me on his insurance policy at GM. I'm the beneficiary. But he got married again in 2009. Can I still get the money from the li… read more
Daniel Solutions
Daniel Solutions
Doctoral Degree
5,212 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

My husband has been driving me insane with questions regarding estate issues since his mother died. I'm not a lawyer! Thanks to JustAnswer, I was able to calm his concerns.

Loretta TIllinois

Thanks Adam!! - A very direct and understandable response - you have been a great help!

Happy CustomerEllicott City, MD

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Barrister

Barrister

Attorney

62,479 satisfied customers

21 yrs estate law, real estate. Wills/Trusts/Probate

RayAnswers

RayAnswers

Attorney

8,207 satisfied customers

Texas lawyer for 30 years in Estate law

Nate

Nate

Attorney

2,055 satisfied customers

Over 10 years of legal estate experience.

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

1,867 satisfied customers

Fully licensed attorney in Texas in private practice.

RobertJDFL

RobertJDFL

Attorney

1,785 satisfied customers

Experienced in multiple areas of the law.

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Attorney

1,592 satisfied customers

12+ yrs. of experience including estate law.

ScottyMacEsq

ScottyMacEsq

Attorney

1,484 satisfied customers

Licensed Texas General Practice Attorney

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x